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Business News of Wednesday, 28 August 2019


Oxglow Trader provides safe and faster online marketplace in Ghana

Finding properties to buy in Ghana and Selling yours faster has never been such easy and very quick. The recent growth in internet usage has increased the easy means to find items to buy, ranging from used and unregistered cars, houses for sale in Accra, apartments, electronics and jobs in Ghana. Oxglow Trader provides easy and faster marketplace as well as a free online classifieds in Ghana.

Founded in 2014 by Foster Dompreh the marketplace is open for everyone in Ghana to add a listing for free of charge. The increasing rate of internet usage over the period of years have necessitated the need to provide Ghanaians with a safe and faster marketplace.

Oxglow Trader helps to boost your business and services such as selling electronics, vehicles, jobs, houses, smartphones, room or apartment for rent and even pets are listed on the website for free. There are many sellers from Accra, Kumasi, Tamale, Takoradi, Koforidua, Ho, Cape Coast, Sunyani and the newly created regions. This is also to ensure users find properties in Ghana in their locality.

Back in the days around 2010, selling your items literarily was confined to one’s locality, there is no way to reach a bigger audience, then around 2011 , it was fully paid to sell on classical media platforms. Same as to buying an item, one has to travel to a concentrated area of sellers or choose from the locality, with all the inconvenience and price hikes caused by less competition. But, with the improvement in internet bandwidth a lot has changed, a new era to allow users to buy and sell online.

Regarding existing marketplaces and free online classifieds in Ghana, there have been series of reportedly fraudulent activities. The question has to do with what has been done and how effective has it been? The short answer is very little or nothing at all has been done. This has resulted in buyers losing their money to fraud, whiles sellers being baited by criminals. However, the need for a more safer platform to curate and conduct background checks on listings and sellers. This is to promote buyers and sellers to trust each other and provide the safety they need.

The AI algorithm inbuilt in Oxglow Trader marketplace helps to reduce fraud and help buyers to trust every listings offered on the platform. There are two options for buyers to choose; Oxglow Trust and Escrow Services This is to protect sellers as well as the buyers. When a buyer chooses any of the options, an agent will contact them an offer the best of the support systems.

A little statistics proves why online marketplaces are here to stay. In 2012, 15.35% of the Ghanaian population uses the internet for their activities, whiles, this figure grew tremendously in 4years to 27.8% of Ghanaians using the internet in 2016. The 2017 statistics showed that 35% of the population uses the internet for buying a house, finding room to rent, selling a car or find jobs in Ghana as well as social media activities.

The internet usage forecast in Ghana, according to World Internet Usage Statistics (2018), majority of activities will take place in video streaming and online shopping or marketplace this will increase the internet usage to 43% of the population by 2021. This estimates really needs a proper positioning of online marketplace to ensure that Ghanaians get value for internet usage.

There are a lot of sellers and buyers who needs information about how to sell their properties faster, whiles, some buyers also will need the best tips and steps in choosing to buy quality products. As a result of this we provide a blog for Oxglow Trader The blog helps to provide good information, tips and steps in buying quality products or choosing properties which is worth the money. The Oxglow Trader blog also helps to inform sellers and buyers or visitors on the platform with the best of insights about what to look for when buying a car, renting a house, choosing a smartphone, how to find a job in Ghana and many other strategies to remain safe when conducting business online. New features on will also be made known through the blog as well.

We have selected the best of experts in every field of the free classifieds and marketplaces in Ghana who shares their knowledge on how to stay safe and gain value for money when buying or selling in Ghana.

The blog for Oxglow Trader has been very beneficial to our users and we will continue to give out more information and advise in this regard all in the quest of helping our users.

Oxglow Trader ( is here to stay because we believe providing great user experience, eliminating fraud and innovate on ideas to help improve on the convenient way to buy and sell your properties in Ghana. This also means more money to sellers in our community. The marketplace cares much about providing value to sellers and buyers. to ensure that they just not only sell or buy but also to help improve on trade and creating employment, as many people sell on the marketplace, it will win back the trust for others to use this fantastic opportunity for their business to grow. We at Oxglow Inc. are committed to innovating on new technologies and ideas to provide a safe and faster marketplace for everyone.